Follow these steps towards becoming more environmentally conscious for your business.

STEP 7:

Choices, Choices

Your work here isn’t done yet! Yes, you’ve now disposed of your food scraps responsibly, but there is still more that you can do! Make the choice to reduce waste of all kinds. Avoid single-use plastics, invest in or partner with companies that are focused on food waste, and start building a community of climate-smart businesses like yourself.

Discover companies who are doing it right.

Compost Manufacturing Alliance

Compostable products certifier for compost facilities.

The Compost Manufacturing Alliance (CMA) is partnered with compost facilities across North America to certify compostables to both lab (ASTM D6400/D6868) and compost facility standards. CMA is working in partnership with WeCare Denali to educate municipalities, waste generators, haulers and residents in New York state on the products that work best in real world compost production scenarios. CMA works with international brands and product developers using a circular economy platform to connect the science of compostable products development to the science of of industrial scale composting operations. We are here to answer your questions on compostables, commercial collection system design, contamination reduction strategies, and compostable product labelling legislation trends.

2501 SE Mile Hill Dr. A104, Port Orchard, WA 98366

206-771-3853 composterapproved.com

Full Circle Home

Consumer Packaged Goods

Full Circle Home makes beautiful home care products from safe and sustainable materials to benefit this and future generations.

131 W. 35th St. Suite 801 New York, NY 10021

512-368-1104fullcirclehome.com

Closed Loop Partners

Finance & Investment

Closed Loop Partners is a New York-based investment firm comprised of venture capital, growth equity, private equity, project-based finance and an innovation center focused on building the circular economy. The firm has built an ecosystem that connects entrepreneurs, industry experts, global consumer goods companies, retailers, financial institutions and municipalities, bridging gaps and fostering synergies to scale the circular economy.

888 7th Ave, 10th Floor, New York NY 10106

closedlooppartners.com

Matriark Foods, Inc.

Food Upcycling

Matriark Foods upcycles farm surplus and fresh-cut remnants into healthy affordable products for institutional foodservice, diverting food from landfills and reducing greenhouse gas emissions while feeding communities the healthy food they deserve.

89 Depot Place, Nyack, NY 10960

845-358-7143matriarkfoods.com

Eco-Products

Certified Compostable Packaging

At Eco-Products, we understand the connection between the health of our planet and the impacts of disposable packaging. Every day we work to advance Zero Waste systems, and help our customers be better stewards of the environment.

4755 Walnut Street, Boulder, CO, 80301

303-263-8358ecoproducts.com

Commit to Green

Mobile app that helps track the users volume of organic waste recycled

Commit to Green makes plastic-free packaging out of resin derived from plants and cornstarch. When our products are recycled in the right compost environment, they turn into H20, C02 and Humus, providing nutrients to the soil in just 180 days.

335 Madison Avenue, Floor 4, New York, NY 10017

646-490-6330committogreen.com

Upcycled Food Association

Education; Consumer Packaged Goods

Upcycled Food Association (UFA) is a nonprofit focused on reducing food waste by growing the upcycled food economy. It was created in 2019 by upcycled food companies themselves, who recognized the power of collaboration in growing a successful food category and environmental movement. Join us as we build the sustainable food system of the future.

upcycledfood.org

Apeel

Consumer Packaged Goods

We work with nature to reduce waste and create abundance for all by creating 2x longer-lasting produce that’s better for you and the planet.

71 South Los Carneros Road, Goleta, California 93117

877-926-5184apeel.com